Individuals Compete At NCAA's

May 18, 2007

Three members of the Middlebury men's tennis team qualified for the NCAA individual championships at Washington University in St. Louis. Alex Scott and Conrad Olson competed in singles play, while Kevin Bergesen and Andrew Thompson took part in the doubles bracket. Scott and George Mayer had qualified to compete in doubles, but were unable after Mayer suffered an injury.

Olson advanced to the round of 16 with a 7-6, 6-2 win and then moved into the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-1 victory. He was then eliminated in a tight match, with scores of 6-4, 7-5. Scott was eliminated in the first round by scores of 7-5, 2-6, 6-4.

In doubles play, Bergesen and Thompson had quite a run, advancing to the semifinals before they were forced to return to campus with an academic conflict. The duo won 7-5, 6-3, advancing to the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-1 win.